Begonia

We are offering a selection of borderline hardy Begonia that will do well in semi shade, particularly in a town garden or courtyard. They are stars in troughs, raised bed or pots.
Begonia emeiensis

Begonia emeiensis

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to October

A spreading species with chunky rhizomes. Large green rounded to heart shaped leaves in the growing season, dormant over winter.. Has proved very hardy and easy in a woodland garden, a great addition to a hardy tropical looking space. Pink flower to 4cm under the foliage in late Summer.

Price: 7.50


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Available again for mail order in Autumn


People who bought this item also bought:
1. Begonia palmata DJHM 13008
2. Begonia grandis 'Snowpop'
3. Begonia 'Wild Swan' BSWJ 7772
Begonia grandis 'Alba'

Begonia grandis 'Alba'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to September

syn Begonia evasiana 'Alba' the white form of this easy, hardy, dry shade tolerant Begonia. Doesn't emerge until late April maybe May and will grow up to 60cm to flower in September. A thing of beauty.

Price: 8.00


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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Begonia grandis 'Red Undies'
2. Epimedium pinnatum 'Colchicum' AGM
3. Deinanthe bifida x caerulea 'Pale Blue'
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Begonia grandis Bells and Whistles

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: July to October

A fully hardy for with silver mottling to the dark green leaves. Dark red lower leaf surface. A distinct new form.

Price: 7.00


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People who bought this item also bought:
1. Begonia grandis 'Red Undies'
2. Begonia palmata DJHM 13008
3. Begonia grandis 'Alba'
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Begonia grandis 'Red Undies'

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: July to October

These tuberous begonias are very hardy and easy in the semi shaded parts of the garden. To 40cm tall they have pink flowers in July right through to October and are dormant over winter, emerging in early May. They contibute foliage over most of the growing season and flowers when 'little else is a doing' should we say. Suprisingly tolerant of dry soils. Red undies refers to the underneath of the corrugated green leaves which are red.

Price: 8.00


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Begonia grandis Bells and Whistles
2. Begonia grandis 'Alba'
3. Begonia palmata DJHM 13008
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Begonia palmata DJHM 13008

  • Pot size: 1 Litre
  • Plant ultimate height: 45cm (18in)
  • Growing condition: Partial shade
  • Flowering season: August to September

A lovely bordeline hardy Begonia collected by Dan Hinkley in Myanmar. With large well marked Mottled bronze palmate leaves and pink flowers in Summer.

Price: 8.00


Quantity:  



Available again for mail order in Autumn


People who bought this item also bought:
1. Begonia grandis Bells and Whistles
2. Begonia grandis 'Red Undies'
3. Coniogramme intermedia
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Begonia grandis 'Snowpop'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: July to October

Begonia grandis subsp. sinensis is a more compact selection than the typical subsp evansiana,. Smaller foliage and earlier flowering makes for a good garden plant. This white form is long flowering - July till the frost and has attatctive netted lower surace to the leaves. Will take dryish shade onec established.

Price: 7.00


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Begonia grandis 'Red Undies'
2. Begonia grandis Bells and Whistles
3. Begonia grandis 'Alba'
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Begonia 'Torsa'

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 60cm (24in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: August to October

A new hardy form whcih grows very large, pink flower in late Summer till frosts. The leaves can grow 40cm across

Price: 9.00


Quantity:  



Available again for mail order in Autumn

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Begonia 'Wild Swan' BSWJ 7772

  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Plant ultimate height: 30cm (12in)
  • Growing condition: Partial - full shade
  • Flowering season: July to September

A short tuberous deciduous species/variety from Japan. With rounded hairy mat green leaves and separate stalks with masses of white flowers. A short species that I considered borderline hardy, but after being forgotten about in the 22-23 winter and being frozen solid in pots for a couple weeks or more they emerged in mid Spring as normal.

Price: 8.00


Quantity:  



People who bought this item also bought:
1. Begonia grandis 'Alba'
2. Begonia grandis 'Red Undies'
3. Aquilegia vulgaris 'Munstead White' AGM

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